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understated

adjective uk   /ˌʌn.dəˈsteɪ.tɪd/  us   /-dɚˈsteɪ.t̬ɪd/
not trying to attract attention or impress people: approving He's very elegant, in an understated way.
Translations of “understated”
in Chinese (Traditional) 樸素的, 輕描淡寫的, 不誇張招搖的…
in Russian сдержанный, простой…
in Turkish basit ama çekici, gösterişsiz ama fiyakalı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 朴素的, 轻描淡写的…
in Polish subtelny…
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